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health care plan. >>> hurricane sandy one year later, the families with their amazing survival stories, but are we ready for the next super storm? >>> made in america, you heard it here first, those olympic uniforms made in china. big news today about what team usa will wear this time. >>> going to extremes, the surfer trying to ride this giant wave into the record books, why dare devils push the limits, the real reason they do it. >>> good evening. diane is off tonight after a day of double trouble for the white house. scrambling to diffuse not one but two firestorms. the president accused of making false promises, even lying about obama care. that was on one side of capitol hill. on the other, new calls for a total stop to spying on friends. what did the president know? how much damage has been done and what will he do now. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl starts us off. >> reporter: under fire for allegedly spying on americans and america's friends, the nation's spy chief made no apologies. >> we do not spy on anyone except for valid foreign intelligence purposes,
today. >> super storm sandy a year later. we will see how the worst natural disasters in new jersey is being remembered. >> the top questions congress have in a few hours for the administration official at the center of the troubled obamacare [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> a year ago today, super storm sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard changing the lives of millions washing homes into the ocean and left neighborhoods underwater. the recovery effort has been ongoing since. we take you to new jersey. >> good morning, kristen. they are still rebuilding at this beach. the boardwalk is new and the sand has been raised to protect the residents. a lost signs of progress but there is still a lot of work to do. a year after super storm sandy's fury along the east coast, signs of recovery. ellis i'll left in the dark if -- for months, re-open. the seaport is back open for business after 85 percent of the businesses were shut. in long beach, a new 2.2-mile ford walk that is supposed to withstand the next storm. >> we have made great problem but that means not
is it taking years? >> epic sandy. they called it the monster storm. one of the biggest and baddest ever to hit the northeast. we're taking sandy by the numbers to see how it all adds ♪ [ man ] adventure, it means taking chances. it means trying something new. [ woman ] just, that uncertainty of what's to come. [ man ] just kidding. ♪ can you please stop doing that? ♪ [ woman ] you walk outside in brooklyn, and it's cement and broken glass. and this is just like... the opposite of that. ♪ >>> good evening. world leaders are up in arms over america's secret information gathering, but not just the government collecting data. we are living in the days of do it yourself sleuth. suspicious of your spouse? worried about your kids? there is an app for that. abc's juju chang dives into a world where secrets are quickly becoming a thing of the past. >> reporter: whether snooping on your neighbors as posted on youtube, keeping tabs on your sitter or just trying to bust your two-timing spouse it seems nearly everyone is spying on someone. the right to privacy may be a bed rock principle in our cou
a year after super storm sandy devastated the east coast. >> plus, the story that we were talking about, the bra that tweets an important message to women when it becomes unhooked >>> covering daly city, dublin, los gatos, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> there are reports of another fiery crash involving the tesla model s electric sedan which reportedly went up in names ambassador crashing through a concrete wall this mexico. another one caught fire after hitting road debris to washington state early this month. federal officials are not investigating either of the cases because there is no indication that the first was caused by safety defects. the agency does not investigate accidents outside the united states. aan analyst believes that electric cars are the secret to a profitable future for apple. in a letter to the apple c.e.o. an analyst says that the technical giant should take a close look at the auto sector. if apple were to buy bay area based tesla they would give apple revenue growth that is not sustainable from smart devices. >>> sandy survivors are celebrating th
this morning -- one year later. a look back at the destruction and recovery after superstorm sandy. >>> bold and brazen. a little girl snatched from her bedroom in the early morning hours. how the victim's bravery likely saved her life. >>> one man proves that lightning really can strike twice. >> i was on my knees. it hit me again. >> this morning, he's telling a remarkable survival story. >>> and no fear. a man rides what could be the biggest wave ever surfed. >>> good tuesday morning, everyone. we begin a full year of recovery after the storm. >> sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard one year ago today. affecting the lives of millions of people. >> take a look at these before and after pictures. this one shows a battered road in seaside heights, new jersey. a different scene a year ago. >> and this one, one of the more iconic images, a rollercoaster in the atlantic. that ride, now gone. >> the sand filled the streets of cape may, new jersey. you can see it nearly came to the top of that street sign. >> and damaged homes, including these at ortley beach. that's where abc's tahman bradley
from our team on the ground there in colorado. also, it is a year since super storm sandy struck the tri-state area. we are out in force this morning in the hardest hit areas with all the details on recovery that is continuing. we sudden nut thing it is done. we will see the scars that remain today and the progress that has been made. we will hear from new jersey governor chris christie on the one-year anniversary of that storm. the latest: a shocker, so i am told, "dancing with the stars" and of new jersey shore locked good. melissa gilbert is joining us. it was phenomenal to meet you in person for the best of causes, you were at the special event and it was wonderful to be able to spend some time with you and shake your hands. i had a wonderful time, i hope you did, too. >> we feel the same about you and the organization so inspired by the kids we met. just great. great. >> it was great. >> all right, buddy, good to see you this morning. awe will continue at 6:30 with the top stories. >> including the early winter weather hitting the mountains and the problems it is create crea
>> reporter: october 29th, 2012, super storm sandy makes its final turn slamming into the southern tip of new jersey packing wind gusts of nearly 90 miles an hour. roars up the new jersey coast damaging 72,000 homes and businesses washing away up to 40 feet of beach line as it moves. in new york severe flooding ignites electrical fires, destroying 120 homes. the storm surge in new york harbor measured at 14 feet, shatters record. streets. tunnels and subway system in lower manhattan disappear beneath the frigid wall of walter. up to 250,000 cars are destroyed. a seven block area of midtown manhattan evacuates as a crane is 90 stories up. 2 million households plunge into darkness. it is not until the following morning that the scope of sandy's destruction becomes tragically clear. second only to hurricane katrina, sandy is one of the most expensive storms in u.s. history and one of its most deadly. the power does return and the rebuilding begins. televised relief efforts. star-studded concerts, raised $90 million for victims. in january of this year the senate passes and president o
the anniversary of super storm sandy. the storm killed at least 181 people and the rebuilding continues to this day. >> we have a few clouds looking to the east tracking showers on live doppler 7 hd. i will show you where and how they will affect today plus an update on the halloween forecast coming up in the seven-day forecast. >> seven, this tuesday morning, traffic is light at the bay bridge toll plaza. we are just following the overnight road work in the lanes that have yet to be picked up. >> sue, thanks. police in orlando say a cell phone saved a gas station clerk from a robber's bullet. here is the shattered cell phone. the clerk had in idea the bullet him the cell phone physical he -- until he pulled it to his pocket. it was an attempted robbery. >> your friends on facebook may be posting pictures of giraffes having to do with a riddle. if you get the riddle wrong you is to change your profile to a giraffe: it is 3:00 a.m., the door rips, you wake up and unexpected visitors, your parents, there for breakfast. you have strawberry jam, honey, wine, bread and cheese. what is the fi
the east coast marking a somber anniversary. one year ago superstorm sandy slammed ashore. hundreds of people in new york and new jersey homeless still. insurance payments have been averaging $55,000 a family. that $60 billion relief package passed in january cannot come soon enough. >>> millions of people across europe are trying to come to grips with widespread damage left by one of the worst storms in years. deadly winds and waves hammering one country after another left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. >> reporter: the storm named st. jude, the patron saint of lost causes, has left a devastating mark with more than a dozen killed. the heart of london a crane buckling under the wind, collapsing. the building below evacuated. the deputy prime minister forced to call off a news conference. hundreds of trees uprooted, blocking roads and railway tracks. the gas lines of this home exploding. the storm marched in to northern europe. tossing trucks and snarling trains in the netherlands. in germany the audubon closed. the winds reaching 120 miles an hour in denmark. the stor
, as we mark the first anniversary of superstorm sandy. this morning, i want to take a look at the northeast, one year later. there is some progress. but also, look at these remarkable images. after the storm. and now. one year later. >> that's the famous coaster at seaside heights right after the storm. and now, it's all gone. and breezy point in new york, right after the storm. and what it looks like this morning. abc's amy robach and ginger zee, standing by in both places for us this morning. >> we're also going to speak to new jersey governor, chris christie. >>> let's get to the latest on the american spy scandal. the chairman of the senate intelligence committee, diane feinstein said she is totally opposed to u.s. spying on foreign leaders and pushing hard on the whus. that's where jon karl is now. good morning, jon. >> reporter: faced with outrage from our allies and now from democrats on capitol hill, the white house is considering putting an end to the practice of spying on the leaders of off allies. george, it is unclear, though, how far they're willing to go and w
, including at least six big rigs. >> the bond created by hurricane sandy was evident. as people gathered by the thousands. the ceremony dubbed light of hope was held in new jersey with everyone raising lights in the sky. they shared words and songs of encouragement. they promised to stay strong as they struggle to rebuild. >>> some tiny sandy survivors had good reason to celebrate yesterday. a special birthday party held at the nyu medical center for the newborns who were forced to evacuate the hospital when the backup generators failed. those babies carried out by nurses during the storm just turned 1. the moms that gave birth that night talked about what happened when the power went out. >> i was asked can you walk? and i said yes. i didn't realize the question was can you walk down 13 flights of stairs. >> most of the infants slept through the ordeal. i take back everything i said about it being rough on me. >> exactly. imagine being a mom that just had a baby and asked to walk down 13 flights of stairs. >> probably dark stairs. >> oh, absolutely. the frightening thing was not only di
under obamacare z a special report on a one-year anniversary of super storm sandy. why one town is having to force people into making repairs. and how an app can turn you into an online carp yoonist. >> thank you. see you then. >> britney spears music has seen criticism over the years but nothing like this. >> several hit songs being used to scare off somali pirates. >> that is the what sends pirates race waying the british navy prefers to use songs instead of guns. >> naf yat security says they thought pirates would hate it the most. it may be working. tacks are down so far this year. not when she wants to hear >> nochlt that is going to do it for us. thanks for watching. >>> welcome to "world news." tonight under fire, the white house fighting on two fronts, new calls to totally change the way america spies. and did president obama break a key promise to all americans about his health care plan. >>> hurricane sandy one year later, the families with their amazing survival stories, but are we ready for the next super storm? >>> made in america, you heard it here first, those oly
for the first time since 2011. superstorm sandy wiped out last year's race. they navigated across bridges and city streets and encountered increased security after the bombing at the boston marathon. >> i wanted to come to new york, first i want to honor the victims of the boston marathon and the survivors, and secondly, last year i came here to run the race and superstorm sandy ended the race so i wanted to come back here and finish business. >> kenya's runner won the men's race. another kenyan came from behind to win the women's race. >> you're about to see something chances are you've never seen before. >> a shocking sight put the neighborhood on edge. check it out. what neighbors are saying about this hair-raising experience. >> taking a live look outside. some weather changes are coming our way. meteorologist leigh glaser has to those who've been denied ewelcome to covered california. now, you can no longer be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition. enroll today at coveredca.com. >>> remember this? you're looking live from our emeryville camera at the old section of the
rampage against his own family. >> super storm sandy a year later: the new images to those who've been waiting welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage, and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll today at coveredca.com. >> covering san rafael, pleasanton and all bay area this is abc7 news. >> good morning at 6:13. this is traffic at san rafael on 101 moving pretty well. the winds have really died down from how they were howling overnight. mike? >> tomorrow is the first anniversary of super storm sandy and the landfall on the eastern seaboard that devastated new york and new jersey. a year later, recovery is well underway. pictures show communities in the storm zone before and after. you can see the strong come back a year later. sandy is the nation's second most expensive weather disaster causing $65 billion in damage. the storm also left 182 people dead. >> also, a 25-year-old man is fading five couldn'ts -- counts of murder. he stabbed his cousin's wife and his four children in brooklyn. he was living with the cousin's fa
reopened after super storm sandy shut it down. >> this main building is the sewer, electrical, water food service and air conditioning that were wiped out. >> costing us $21 million to get the building back. you know if there is another hurricane sandy. it's going to cost a half million dollars. >> the baggage room was fine, but one floor filled with eight feet of water. that knocked everything out. you're looking at heart of ellis island this, is where names went into the book. to get to that room and come up from baggage room you had to go upstairs that were a medical test. immigration service officers were around here watching people with their bags as they came up. and checking to see whether or not they were limping or had an eye problem z if they did, they would mark clothing with chalk. these benches are original. each person had to have an exam if they were are marked with chalk taking about 90 seconds. right now kigs post and elevators are still off limits. visitors made their way here, they didn't seem to find. -- mind. >> i'm french. >> you're french? that is great. >> this is
. >>> the bond created by hurricane sandy was evident, across new york and new jersey, as people gathered by the thousands to mark the anniversary of that storm. a ceremony dubbed lights of hope was held in union beach, new jersey, with everyone raising lights into the night sky. they shared songs and words of encouragement and painful memories of the storm. >> you can't even -- it's like a movie. where people say, like, you never thought that would happen. >> we've been through a disaster that nobody could ever imagine. and you know, everybody here is trying to do their best to recover and rebuild. >> that rebuilding is going slower than expected. the department of housing and urban development says only about 11% of sandy aid money has been distributed. >>> a blinding dust storm being blamed for a deadly pileup in southern arizona. three people killed, dozens of others injured, in a string of chain-reaction crashes that caused cars and overturned tractor-trailers on interstate 10. about 20 vehicles were involved in this cash, including at least 6 big rigs. >>> it will be windy again tod
on this. >> still to come, picking up pieces aer to the day after super storm sandy. rebuilding efforts. >> nation's top intelligence officials deliver a message to congress on america's spying program. should they be worried? >> the teacher paid a heavy price for a biology lab >>> many communities along eastern seaboard celebrated rebirth today one year after super storm sandy took lives and damaged billions of dollars inappropriate. inappropriat inappropriate. -- in property >> round two. >> clearing away debris, working through the nightmare >> you're wondering what it's going to feel like to be electrocuted. >> one year ago we were in chaos, devastation in this community. and we have begun one year later, clear signs, evidence of rebirth. >> from jersey shore to staten island and beyond, devastation fierce, the rebuilding is slow. the department of housing and urban development saying only about 11% of the money has been distributed. hundreds of thousands of homes still uninhabitable. many still homeless. but many today focussing not on what is stolen, but on what they have accompl
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area. >> police in salinas are looking for someone who put lsd in a piece of halloween sandy, sending a woman to the hospital. authorities believe a small hole in a snickers wrapper is where a needle was used to inject the acid. you see the hole right there. the woman ate the candy thursday night while trick-or-treating with her children. she immediately felt she was having an anxiety attack. the candy had been given to the woman's 16-month-old daughter. >> with that kind of strength i almost shutter to think what would have happened to my niece. it would have been far too strong a dosage for a toddler. >> and doctors say the woman's symptoms were consistent with taking lsd. police believe this was an isolated incident. >> in redding a mother pulled out something unusual, a bag full of ecstasy. police are investigating who may have handed out drugs to children. >> up next, it's being called a cool, new way to help athletes and others recover quickly from injury, but some are giving it a frosty response. >> health insurance that's truly affordable. it's free. i'm michael finney. to tho
, a tea party candidate is going to be at a disadvantage. >> and hurricane sandy, his ability, what he did, obviously, we're now having the new york city marathon this year. which we didn't have last year. because of how he handled hurricane sandy basically determined his election. >> christie said, i asked him about these issues, he said, you know what you guys all misunderstand about politics, it's not about ticking off boxes on this issue or that issue, he said that, at the end, it's a personal judgment about your leaders. politics is personal. we'll see. it was an interesting analysis about what a leader is. >> we'll have to do that. >> talk about virginia for a second, because, you know, if terry mcauliffe does wins, the republicans will be shut out of all the top offices in virginia. is this state completely transformed? >> it's astounding. we'll have the democrats if it goes the way we think controlling both senate seats the governor, the lieutenant governor and the attorney general, we haven't seen that since watergate. so, you know, this could be a moment in time. but what a wake-
. some plan to open next month. sandy is here with live doppler 7 hd. sand why, snow falling. >> look at live doppler 7hd see the snow is coming down although it is tapering a bit. chain control right now on all roads leading to tahoe. i want to show you a picture this was sent absolutely glory from us squaw valley how beautiful this is. 10 inches of snow has fallen and still coming down when they isn't me the picture. now we lack at live doppler 7hd tracking showers around the monterey bay. i'll let you know when the cold showers moving out of town and how chilly it is going to get by morning when you 11 home. wake up weather and halloween forecast. >> thanks sandhya. >> new at 11:00. 10 people in hayward had to find somewhere else to sleep after car crashed in the apartment building. it happened around 3 this afternoon when speeding driver ran into 2 unit building jackson street and grant. building sustained so much damage no one can live there. no one was hurt, though. hayward police not responded to calls about whether that driver was arrested. >>> police in north bay warnin
plan to open next month. sandy is here with live doppler 7 hd. sand why, snow falling. >> look at live doppler 7hd see the snow is coming down although it is tapering a bit. chain control right now on all roads leading to tahoe. i want to show you a picture this was sent absolutely glory from us squaw valley how beautiful this is. 10 inches of snow has fallen and still coming down when they isn't me the picture. now we lack at live doppler 7hd tracking showers around the monterey bay. i'll let you know when the cold showers moving out of town and how chilly it is going to get by morning when you 11 home. wake up weather and halloween forecast. >> thanks sandhya. >> new at 11:00. 10 people in hayward had to find somewhere else to sleep after car crashed in the apartment building. it happened around 3 this afternoon when speeding driver ran into 2 unit building jackson street and grant. building sustained so much damage no one can live there. no one was hurt, though. hayward police not responded to calls about whether that driver was arrested. >>> police in north bay warnin
. >>> the new york marathon yesterday after superstorm sandy shut down last year's race and the boston marathon was derailed by a terror attack. >> a record number of runners took to the streets. security never higher with metal detectors, bag checks, and bomb sniffing jobs. >> many of them looked like actress pamela aroundson after the race. she tweeted this picture of herself. she raised $76,000 from sponsors for aid to haiti. >> she still somehow looks good. i don't know how. >> i had a feeling you would say that. >>> a return to the spotlight for the hoff. sort of. the mashup of "knight rider" and "the fresh prince" that is kind of awesome. >>> first, oprah winfrey's giant yard sale and the one thing she didn't mean to put up for sale. ♪ wow...look at you. i've always tried to give it my best shot. these days i'm living with a higher risk of stroke due to afib, a type of irregular heartbeat, not caused by a heart valve problem. at first, i took warfarin, but i wondered, "could i up my game?" my doctor told me about eliquis. and three important reasons to take eliquis instead. one, in a cl
and upgraded. sandy caused $77 million in damage to ellis island and the statue of liberty. >> so iconic, nice to have them back up and lun -- running. >> that is bizarre. >> very, very strong, powerful cold low pressure system. strong winds gusting up to 75 miles per hour in places. things have calmed down a lot today. here is a lk at live doppler 7 hd. and you can see that we still have a few clouds around and some spotty moisture down in places, parts of the santa cruz mountains and near monterey bay. some light scattered showers now. then, up north, a freeze warning in affect overnight during 2:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for points north of clover dale up through parts of mendocino county. going to be chilly up there. nice, calm blue skies over the bay here looking southeastward here at abc 7. it's 56 degrees in san francisco. 60 oakland. upper 50s to low 60s in half moon bay. another live view looking westward, temperatures low to mid-60s. one more live cool overnight, cool tomorrow, wednesday, milder thurgs, friday. -- thursday, here is the cold low pressure system producing a stormy weather w
of new york city sunday to monitor the new york city marathon. super storm sandy forced forced cancellation of the marathon last spring oochlt the limits coming into this family reunions. whether just new yorkers, fans. it's a great idea to stay away from that area. >> 43 police dogs will be on the ground sniffing for explosives each runner will receive a clear plastic bag for personal items. >>> a celebrated chinese artist is planning a major art exhibition on alcatras, working with national parks sxfs other agencies to get approval. if approved it could open in fall, 2014. so far, very little information about who what the artist plans to show at the former prison the artist jailed by authorities in 2011 and made several art pieces about his time in prison. >> tesla's ceoelan musk is taking a page from other billionaires. buying a house across the street from his own massive estate in bel air. the home once owned by actor gene wilder. both zuckerberg just paid to buy properties adjacent to their homes >> coming up, how these three men made it from new york to los angeles unde
. this is where of course sandy lopez was shot and killed. this is a pot lick and we are told everyone is invited. thank you to the community for support during a difficult time. donations to the family are welcome. meantime, memorial for andy lopez continues to grow and many bring flowers and candles. lopez was killed october 22nd shot by sheriffs deputy eric gale house who believed he was carrying an assault rifle that turned out boob a bb gun. police say he fired on the teen after he was ordered to drop the gun and did not. organizers hope it's a chance for the community to heal. >> you come and be with the family and support them for the loss. >> i just wanted to show my support for the family. hope that some changes are made. >> the lopez family has just arrived here. we can come back out live and just arrived and paying respects at their son's shrine that has been set up here. an investigation by the santa rosa police and on monday the lopez family will file a lawsuit in district court contenting that he was shot without reasonable cause. >> a man has been shot in oakland. a media partner r
sandy. officials say the boston marathon bombing in april has resulted in increased security, particularly near the finish line in central park. >>> german officials say they would love to go to russia to question edward snowden. they would like to know exactly how extensive the spying of the national agency was. berlin officials also want snowden to show them the original documents the former nsa analysts has leaked. records show the u.s. has speed -- spied on leader of 35 countries, including german's chancellor, angela merkel. >> one of the original mercury astronaughts has been laid to rest. mr. carpenter was 88 years old. john glenn, another mercury astronaut, was among the mourners yesterday. he was the second american to orbit the earth and later had a successful career as an aquanaut. >>> much has been written about the new subsidized insurance rates under the affordable care act but equally important is the insurance that's available to many under this program. michael finney tells us what it takes to qualify. >> nora is get hearing blood sugar level checked. this pr
bit. that event was cancelled at the last minute last year due to super storm sandy. officials say the boston marathon bombing in april has resulted in increased security for this race, particularly near the finish line in central park. >>> german officials say they would love to go to russia to question edward snowden. they would like to know exactly how extensive the spying of the national agency was. berlin officials also want snowden to show them the original document the former nsa analysts has leaked. records show the u.s. has speed on leaders of 35 countries, including german's chancellor, angela merkel. >>> one of the original astronauts has been laid to rest, mr. car penaltyter was 88. john glenn, you see there, another mercury 7 members, was among the mourners yesterday. he was the second american to orbit the earth and later had a successful career as an aquanaut. >>> much has been written about the new subsidized ratesnd the affordable care act but equally important is the insurance that's available to many under this program. michael finney tells us what it takes to qu
will be stationed on the streets of new york city tomorrow to monitor the new york city marathon. super storm sandy forced the cancellation of the race last year. new york is spending $1 million on security. that's double previous amounts in response, of course, to the deadly boston marathon last spring. >> whether it's just new yorkers, fans of the race, it's a great idea to stay away from that area. >> 43 police dogs will be on the ground sniffing for explosives and each runner will receive a clear bag for personal items. an estimated 45,000 runners are expected to participate in the marathon. >>> also tomorrow there will be a solar eclipse. no matter where you are in the world you will be able to see it, thanks to the internet. it will be visibility firsthand on the eastern seaboard in southern europe and africa. for us in the bay area, there is the internet if you want to see it live. an astronomer in kenya is planning to stream the event. you have to get up pretty early. it begins at 3:45:00 a.m. pacific time. we have a link to the site. head there and click on "see it on tv." >>> if you haven
. as you know it was canceled last year because of superstorm sandy. >>> new this morning, a parade honoring the world series champion red sox is underway right now at fenway park in boston. they are traveling through the city through 24 am amphibious vehicles, duck boats. there are extra police on hand throughout the day. the red sox beat the cardinals 6-1 at fenway on wednesday to take the best of seven series. >>> there is going to be a solar eclipse tomorrow. and no matter where you are in the world you will be able to see it thanks to the internet. it will be available firsthand on the eastern seaboard in southern europe and africa. for us in the bay area you have to go on-line if you want to see it live and luckily an astronomer is going to live stream the event. the event begins at 3:45 a.m. pacific time. we have a link to the site on our website. go to abc7news.com and click on see it on tv. >>> if you haven't heard of bit strips there is a good chance you have seen them. colorful come america strips in your facebook news feed with characters that may look a lot like your fr
the big race was canceled due to hurricane sandy. >> abc's linzie janis is at the starting line. with stories of some very inspiring runners. linzie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan and bianna, it's a cold, cold morning out here, but organizers say this marathon is back better and safer than ever, police pulling out all of the stops to protect the world's biggest marathon. they have eyes in the air, on the water, and thousands of officers lining the route. there's expected to be 48,000 runners and 2 million spectators. the runners milling around behind me, trying to stay warm before the race. the race is 26.2 miles starting here in staten island and ending in central park. of course, many inspiring stories. but we had a chance to meet up with one incredible family as they geared up for today. for the schneider family, running is so much more than a sport or a way to keep fit. >> this is our number one main activity as a family. everything else kind of comes second to running. >> reporter: 23-year-old identical twins alex and jamie are severely autistic. >> on the sp
without a hitch on sunday after superstorm sandy shut down the race last year, and the boston marathon was derailed by a terror attack in april. a record 57,744 runners took to the streets of new york. security was never higher. metal detectors, bag checks, and bomb-sniffing dogs. >> geoffrey mutai from kenya defended the men's title and fellow kenyan priscah jeptoo scored a come-from-behind victory for the women. i hope i said the names right. >> they are talented runners. >> yes, they absolutely are. my goodness, that's amazing. >> those marathoners looked like actress pamela anderson after the race. the former "baywatch" star tweeted this photo of herself on her bag with ice bags, tv remote, and race mementos. the star tweeting this picture of herself but she said it was worth it. she raised $76,000 for aid to haiti. >> i don't know that i would, after seeing that, want to run a race. >> i know before seeing that the marathon probably is next life. i don't think it will happen. >> not your thing. >>> coming up, a scary story from michelle pfeiffer and this is no movie act. it's for
, this friday morning, the marathon was still on, believe it or not, after hurricane sandy. it was a painful, excruciating week. they canceled it with some 40,000 runners. 22,000 of them are back. and it's a testament to the resurgence of the city and all of the tenacity of the workers here. and i think after what happened in boston, too, it will be a healing process for both cities. >> it's going to be phenomenal. espn2, 9:00 a.m. this sunday. and abc 7, starting at 7:00 a.m. d.j. prostyle, thank you. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. >>> good morning. we have major delays in san francisco where there's an accident involving a big rig and other vehicles on 101 near bayshore boulevard. >> as we take a look at some footage shot earlier, this is northbound along 101 up to 280. one lane will get you by that big rig. it's hanging over to side on to bayshore boulevard. as we look at our maps that's where we're looking at that heavy delay both in the north and southbound direction but most of the delay is in the nor
of sandy because it was canceled. wow. that must be a great experience. no doubt. >>> coming up, we can't wait to put on our costumes and start our halloween fun. stay tuned for the surprises. >>> avoiding unexpected surprises. it steers your family away from real life trouble. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. you are watching "world news now">> announcer: world knew now weather brought to you by consumer cellular. >> announcer: weather brought to you by consumer cellular. ." >> announcer: world knew now weather brought to you by consumer cellular. woolite detergents clean your save jeans and won't torture your tanks. so clothes look like new even after 20 washes. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> got to love it. a few viewers and their pets in their hollywood best. thanks for sending in those pictures. >> absolutely wonderful. most kids will be getting dressed up for trick or treating. as always, safety is key. >> there's an app for that that parents need to know about to see which houses you might want to avoid. more now from
program. just decided to change it. >>> being scrapped last year because of superstorm sandy. a favorite white house annual tradition returns yesterday with a vengeance. >> thousands turned out for the halloween at the white house. how do you get in there? dressed in orange and black, the president and mrs. obama braved the giant spiders and life-size web to hand out treats. >> they mingled with the white house staffers dressed up as football players, vampires and princesses. >> how do you get in? >> with easter, there is a website and the whole thing but i didn't realize you can get in for halloween. >> i didn't either. i don't know. >> if you want to dress up -- you guys had terrific costumes like yesterday, they would reject you? >> i don't know. i think you have to be not too controversial. you should see our costumes. i think we will have a picture up later on, we were great gatsby theme. >> great looking couple. >> thank you very much. >>> coming up, one of the hottest books of the year and one of the most talked about murders of our time. >> and now it is a movie. a look at killin
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